Coping with U.S. Export Controls and Sanctions 2021

Practising Law Institute (PLI)

Conference | December.10.2021 | 3:15pm - 4:15pm (Eastern Daylight Time)

PLI Washington, D.C. (Webcast available)

International Trade & Compliance partner Jeanine McGuinness will be joined by Matthew T. West of Baker Botts to discuss “Ethics Considerations in Trade Control Practice” in a live event hosted by Practising Law Institute (PLI) taking place on December 10, 2021.

The panel will cover an array of topics, including:

  • Ethical issues in representing parties that are the target of sanctions
  • Permissible compliance advice vs. impermissible restructuring? How far can you go without raising ethics and conflicts issues?
  • Compliance best practices for law firms: handling export-sensitive data, supporting commercial transactions with a sanctions nexus – avoiding the legal pitfalls that can undermine the interests of your client
  • Ethical considerations regarding the scope of general licenses for legal services: scope and variation across sanctions programs
  • Disclosure, waiver and candor issues and the role of FARA in trade controls practice

Watch online or attend live in Washington, D.C.

CLE Credits Available: Y